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Has Science Created Life?

May 21st, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

\"We\'re basically getting new life out of the computer,\" J. Craig Venter says. \"We started with a genetic code in the computer, wrote the \'software,\' put it into the cell and transformed it biologically into a new species. We\'re still stunned by it as a concept.\"


Putting Death in the Lab

May 9th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

Can science prove the afterlife? A new study seeks to do just that by placing pictures in hospital rooms where only a disembodied entity would be able to see them. Will accurate accounts of the pictures prove the existence of the soul


Science’s Dirty Secret

April 18th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

It’s science’s dirtiest secret: The “scientific method” of testing hypotheses by statistical analysis stands on a flimsy foundation


Kumbha Mela

April 2nd, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

Haridwar\'s Kumbha Mela,


New Law Helps Small Agriculture in US

February 16th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

Amidst corporations\' constant push to loosen standards for organic certification, a new law actually works in favor of the underdogs


Experiments in Karma

February 10th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

Although science is too primitive to fully comprehend, there is a direct and proportional price to pay for any act of cruelty or injustice


The Riddle of Consciousness

February 9th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

Before doctors learn how it is that the brain’s lights turn on, they may have to know a lot more about what’s happening when the lights are off


Why We Rationalize

February 3rd, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

New scientific data illustrates how far we go mentally to maintain our perceptions and fulfill our desires


The Contemporary Yogi?

January 29th, 2010 | by Harmonist staff

In the course of adapting yoga practices to their own lifestyle, it would seem that some western practitioners go too far



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